[BUG] YouTube Links


  1. Rakoen

    Rakoen Member


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  2. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven What does this button do? Moderator

    I fixed that for you. If you ever see anything like that, just hit report and staff will take care of it. It happens when folks post the you tube link a certain way.

    It should be like this (without spaces):

    h t t p:// www . youtube . com/watch?v=xxxxxxxxx

    No tags, just paste the link. No s in http, and only the v=XXXXXXXX

    I hope that helps.
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  3. Rakoen

    Rakoen Member

    You would spare some time by fixing the issue in the code instead of fixing it in posts. It's not that hard to put a filter on it, get some coders here ^^
  4. Slug

    Slug Check six! Moderator

    There's nothing to "fix" - it is working as intended. :)
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  5. Rakoen

    Rakoen Member

    Then explain me what's the profit of having this bug.
  6. Slug

    Slug Check six! Moderator

    Again, it's not a bug. That's how vBulletin works.
  7. Rakoen

    Rakoen Member

    Okay, then what can we call it? I mean, how can it not be a bug when a wrong URL completely messes up a thread, at least the design of it. It makes it ugly, so vBulletin wants ugly forums?
  8. lunatic59

    lunatic59 Moderati ergo sum Moderator

    I think you've asked and answered your own question. If the URL is wrong, then misbehavior should be expected, both with the links and the way a standard html page is rendered. When entered correctly, everything works.

    No need to go on about this. I hope we're all on the same page.
  9. Phases

    Phases Community Manager Administrator

    I have passed this on to the developer.
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  10. NightAngel79

    NightAngel79 Lv 60 Bounty Hunter Moderator

    May I add that this aggravates the @#^#%&#$ out of me. Some of the you tube links is 'feature' that needs 86'd others it's the 'embedded' other times it's the 's' in https... ARRRGGGHHHHHHH
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  11. SUroot

    SUroot Well-Known Member Developer

    Is there now a "Known" rule that we follow to get just the link instead of embedded?

    Before I had to go and get the link from the posters page rather than the video page (on you tube).

    Glad this has been re-opened. A bug is a bug, regardless of who has ownership of it.
  12. Phases

    Phases Community Manager Administrator

    I believe you post the link to have it a link, and use the
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